1. The Roberts, who migrated to Riviera from the Bahamas in 1915, sit daily under the mango trees in the back yard…

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[left to right: Clarence Sands, Georgie Sands, Wilbur Roberts, Phyllis Smith, William Keye, Mary Jane Roberts, Betty Jean Smith, Bernice Smith]

2. …of this house at the foot of Oak Street. Electricity is available but cannot be paid for…

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[This house belonged to Wilbur Roberts.]

3. ...because old Wilbur Roberts, who owns the house, is blind...

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4. ...and Yankee Dick Smith, his son-in-law, doesn't do well with the party boat in summer.

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5. Mary Jane, Wilbur's wife, is a spry, proud eighty-year old.

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6. Willie Keye can always be found in the shade of the mangos...

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7. ...plaiting the stuff from which his hat is made or laughing with Mary Jane at a visitors remark.

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[Willie Keye, Wilbur Robert's brother-in-law, and Mary Jane Roberts.]

8. The fat, lazy little dog never leaves his master's side and consequently suffers from lack of exercise.

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9. On wash day in Conch Town...

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[left to right: Alice Sands, Teresa Sands, Mary Sands. The house belonged to R.R. Ricou and Sons Fish Company.]

10. Bernice Smith does the family laundry with the help of a neighbor girl, and will soon have need...

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[Bernice Smith, Wilbur Robert's daughter, and Estelle White.]

11. ...of the village Mid-wife [Izzelly Hardin] to add to her present family of two girls and a boy.

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12. The children run more or less wild, unceremoniously discarding clothing to swim in the lake among the rowboats...

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13. ...or walking over deep water on rickety docks.

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14. Evil-tongued little Jean eats mangos, no matter how green, all day long, as do the others.

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15. Johnny wants anything anyone else has.

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16. Sometimes a penny or nickel is obtained to spend in the dimestore on Riviera's main street, U.S. Highway No. 1.

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17. During the season the "Wobblies" come laden from the sea...

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18. ...to their moorings at the fish house...

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19. ...where the men busily prepare fish for market...

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20. ...while old Bill waits patiently for the scraps.

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21. Evenings, boys cast for mullet to be sold as bait to the party boats.

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22. In the summer, nets are hung out to dry…

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23. ...the "Kingfish Boats" hauled out for repairs...

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24. ...and painting.

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25. The boat yards are busy…

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26. "where the party boats and launches are sorted for the summer.

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27. Boys sleep in the fish house on the idle nets

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28. The women make hats and fish-scale flowers...

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29. ...which are stored in the community house...

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30. …to be sold in Palm Beach - seven miles - south - next winter.

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